WELCOME TO CENTRAL PARK
Central Park Real Estate
This small community is nestled northeast of downtown and is approximately 137 acres in size. This area contains a mixture of property types and also hosts industrial and commercial activities. This centralized community is host to the city’s main leisure facilities and continues to grow as a residential hub just outside of the downtown core.
Who lives in the neighbourhood?
Central Park neighborhood offers more affordable housing that is a mix of multi-family housing and some single-family homes. This area has a slightly younger demographic with the median age being 36.2 with most residents being between 25-60 years of age. 94% of available properties in this community are apartment style properties with very few detached single-family homes. Most of the residential area is located in the north part of this community. Condos here start at $250,000 for a one bedroom unit. Single-family homes in this district are a lot harder to find and begin at $650,000. Central Park is home to prominent heritage buildings on Balmoral Street, Mason Street and Amelia Street. This eclectic area features more converted housing and less large scale housing developments to increase density without losing the charm of this community. This area has seen a 19% growth in its residential population in the last 20 years
What schools are there in Central Park?
There are no schools located directly in this neighborhood but there are some within the vicinity. George Jay Elementary, Greater Victoria Christian Academy, Central Jr. School and others are available within a short distance.
How do Central Park residents spend their leisure time?
Central Park is home to Crystal Pool & Fitness Center and the Royal Athletic Park, which are the city’s two main recreational facilities. These leisure centers include swimming pools, baseball fields, tennis courts, basketball courts and a children’s play area. This community has 1.3 km of bike lanes and signed routes. There is always something going on in this neighborhood whether it’s a summer night baseball game, the Rifflandia music festival or the Victoria Beerfest. Save-on-Foods Memorial Center hosts many big-name talents and is the perfect venue for concerts and festivals. Central Park is home to the WHL’s Victoria Royals that showcases some of the next top-tier hockey talent. There always seems to be something going on in North Park no matter what time of the year it is.
Is there shopping close by?
The Save-on-Foods memorial center is located in this neighborhood as well as Mason Street City Farm, Mount Royal Bagel and the North Park Bicycle shop. Mayfair shopping center is also located close by and most amenities are within a short drive or walk. This area is a quick jaunt to Downtown Victoria and has many notable coffee shops, local eats and cafes. If you are looking for more shopping you can always visit places like Little Shop of Wonders on N Park Street or Artavi Skateboard Collective on Blanshard Street.
Are there other areas to consider?
If you are considering another central neighborhood besides Central Park you may want to consider looking at properties in Fernwood or Oak Bay.